All optical drive spare part kits include an optical drive bezel and bracket.
DVD±RW and CD-RW Super Multi Double-Layer Combo Drive with LightScribe
Before removing the optical drive, follow these steps:
Shut down the computer. If you are unsure whether the computer is off or in Hibernation, turn the
computer on, and then shut it down through the operating system.
Disconnect all external devices connected to the computer.
Disconnect the power from the computer by first unplugging the power cord from the AC outlet and
then unplugging the AC adapter from the computer.
Remove the battery (see
Remove the optical drive:
Position the computer with right side toward you.
Remove the Phillips PM2.5×8.0 screw (1) that secures the optical drive to the computer.
Insert a flat-bladed screwdriver or similar tool into the optical drive tab access (2) and press the tab
to the left to release the optical drive from the computer.
Remove the optical drive (3).
If it is necessary to replace the optical drive bracket, position the optical drive with the optical drive
bracket toward you.
Remove the two Phillips PM2.0×3.0 screws (1) that secure the optical drive bracket to the optical
Chapter 4 Removal and replacement procedures
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